May Events in Bologna, Italy…and Beyond

May is probably one of the most lovely months here in Bologna. The weather is warm, walks to San Luca and picnics in Giardini Margherita are more enjoyable, and Piazza Maggiore and the tiny streets of the historic center are teeming with locals and tourists alike sharing spritz, Pignoletto (local white-wine) and taglieri of cured […]

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April Events in Bologna, Italy…and Beyond

Can you feel it? Spring seems to finally be here (at least I hope)! With April now in full swing, sunny days, full piazzas, long passeggiate (walks) and lots of outdoor dining can be expected and enjoyed. Let’s hope the weather cooperates and those April showers remain at bay, since there are some interesting events […]

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March Events in Bologna…and Beyond

Even though I have been living in Italy for a few years already (can’t believe it…time is flying!) and have been to my fair share of wine tastings, food festivals, cultural events, farmers markets, and all that good stuff that Italy is known for, I still get excited to see what’s being organized every month […]

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Autumn in Italy…Truffles

Growing up in New England autumn for me became synonymous with carving pumpkins, apple picking, the warming sun and low hanging gray skies, and the crunch of golden yellow, deep ruby, and tawny orange foliage under my feet. The later is one of the few things I miss most about living in Connecticut. Now that […]

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Let’s Drink!

In Bologna there is definitely no shortage of places to grab a cocktail or glass of vino.  Or two. However, after some time the usual spots can get a bit repetitive. Below are some of my favorite watering holes in Bologna, each offering something different but all easily reachable as they are located in the […]

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Hitting the Streets at Salone

One of the best things about the Salone del Gusto & Terra Madre, in my small opinion, is the food. And there was a lot to be tasted. The show dedicated a small space to street food from various regions of Italy. In case you didn’t know, Italy has some really great street food, tasty […]

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